All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gopro’

GoPro Is Getting Serious About Virtual Reality

GoPro is getting serious about virtual reality. The camera-maker has agreed to acquire French company Kolor, a startup that specializes in immersive 360-degree videos. Kolor takes multiple photos and videos and pieces them together to form an interactive virtual experience. GoPro calls it “spherical video”. From GoPro: Spherical media enables a range of immersive viewing experiences and is an essential …

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NHL, GoPro Partner for Live, POV Game Video

GoPro’s first partnership with a major professional sports league goes to … the NHL. The NHL and the NHLPA have just announced they are teaming up with GoPro to strap cameras on players, which will allow for some pretty cool in-game footage from the point of view of the men on the ice. “GoPro is the perfect partner for us …

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GoPro Is Going to Make Its Own Drones

There’s likely quite a bit of overlap when it comes to GoPro enthusiasts and drone enthusiasts – and strapping a GoPro to a drone is a great way to get tricky aerial shots. I guess it makes sense that the makers of the former would want to cut out the middleman and just develop their own versions of the latter. …

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GoPro Captures Race to Hospital and Valet Stand Birth

Thanks to an eager baby and one dad’s GoPro, a Rosenberg, Texas family is going to have one hell of a video to show at birthday parties. When Kristin Dickerson went into labor the day before she was scheduled to be induced, her husband Troy did the only thing any new father would do – he strapped a GoPro to …

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Xbox One Gets YouTube Upload Capabilities

When the latest generation of video game consoles was launched last fall it was clear that the software for both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One was half-baked. This was especially true for the Xbox One, which was missing numerous features that had been promised earlier in the year. Since the beginning of 2014 the Xbox One has received …

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GoPro Demos Shaun White’s New Halfpipe Trick

GoPro camera has posted a clip of U.S. snowboarding champion Shaun White, as he perfects a new halfpipe trick called the frontside double-cork 1440 in preparation for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The frontside double-cork 1440 is similar to White’s Double McTwist 1260, though it adds another half revolution of rotation inside two head-over-heels flips. White commented on the …

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Biker Straps GoPro Onto Ram, Gets Clobbered

Nelson, New Zealand dirt-bike enthusiast Budd Hanz recently uploaded a video of a ram attacking him head-on during a ride. Hanz recounts his encounter: I was riding my trail bike up a hill when I came across this grumpy old ram with huge horns, It charged my bike then started attacking me, surprisingly powerful animal. I Couldn’t turn my bike …

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Hey, Let’s Put a GoPro on Kitty and See Wha…Wait, WTF?

You all remember the somewhat violent, somewhat sexually-charged video for the Prodigy’s “Smack My Bitch Up,” right? In 1997, the video aired on MTV and quickly drew a bunch of totally predictable overreaction (it was a woman the whole time!). Well, here’s how that drug-fueled night on the town would look from the perspective of a cat. All its owner …

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